Infographic of Cecil name meaning, which is “Deprived of vision, as by affection.” From the Latin caecus, devoid of light.
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Cecil Name Popularity

How popular is the name Cecil? Here’s everything we know.

Year Rank # Births % Births
1910 77 436 0.1238%
1911 75 521 0.1399%
1912 75 1,042 0.2066%
1913 74 1,254 0.2212%
1914 78 1,500 0.2152%
1915 75 2,160 0.2377%
1916 80 2,163 0.2239%
1917 83 2,081 0.208%
1918 82 2,313 0.2155%
1919 78 2,292 0.2189%
1920 77 2,443 0.2197%
1921 79 2,446 0.2136%
1922 85 2,318 0.2081%
1923 87 2,237 0.1997%
1924 85 2,289 0.1971%
1925 86 2,288 0.2024%
1926 86 2,286 0.2078%
1927 92 2,212 0.1998%
1928 97 1,990 0.186%
1929 101 1,863 0.1799%
1930 99 1,865 0.1785%
1931 102 1,754 0.1777%
1932 108 1,636 0.1656%
1933 111 1,477 0.1585%
1934 111 1,577 0.1631%
1935 110 1,703 0.1752%
1936 114 1,558 0.1617%
1937 114 1,608 0.1632%
1938 118 1,542 0.1506%
1939 114 1,552 0.1526%
1940 117 1,560 0.1468%
1941 132 1,492 0.1326%
1942 131 1,585 0.1255%
1943 133 1,672 0.1281%
1944 140 1,481 0.1195%
1945 154 1,322 0.1084%
1946 159 1,389 0.0941%
1947 166 1,413 0.0846%
1948 167 1,370 0.0858%
1949 172 1,299 0.0808%
1950 171 1,319 0.0819%
1951 182 1,295 0.0764%
1952 185 1,304 0.0747%
1953 197 1,209 0.0683%
1954 194 1,274 0.0697%
1955 205 1,189 0.0646%
1956 215 1,113 0.0589%
1957 232 1,033 0.0537%
1958 249 975 0.0516%
1959 252 974 0.0513%
1960 257 927 0.0489%
1961 250 939 0.0497%
1962 258 853 0.0465%
1963 267 789 0.044%
1964 291 695 0.0395%
1965 275 700 0.0428%
1966 283 642 0.0411%
1967 320 508 0.0335%
1968 322 527 0.0351%
1969 328 531 0.0345%
1970 329 543 0.0341%
1971 336 509 0.0339%
1972 358 441 0.0324%
1973 378 377 0.0291%
1974 366 391 0.0301%
1975 412 310 0.0241%
1976 410 317 0.0246%
1977 406 335 0.0249%
1978 406 323 0.024%
1979 420 316 0.0224%
1980 397 381 0.0261%
1981 459 284 0.0193%
1982 494 251 0.0168%
1983 481 266 0.018%
1984 484 256 0.0172%
1985 531 221 0.0146%
1986 521 243 0.0161%
1987 564 213 0.014%
1988 550 234 0.015%
1989 630 198 0.0123%
1990 658 188 0.0113%
1991 690 167 0.0102%
1992 756 142 0.0089%
1993 735 151 0.0097%
1994 881 101 0.0066%
1995 882 104 0.0069%
1996 866 107 0.0071%
1997 1,037 76 0.0051%
1998 1,080 72 0.0048%
1999 1,086 75 0.005%
2000 1,016 95 0.0062%
2001 1,103 79 0.0052%
2002 1,297 54 0.0036%
2003 1,387 47 0.0031%
2004 1,489 43 0.0028%
2005 1,304 65 0.0043%
2006 1,461 51 0.0033%
2007 1,433 56 0.0035%
2008 1,377 64 0.0041%
2009 1,633 39 0.0026%
2010 1,687 34 0.0024%
2011 1,691 32 0.0022%
2012 1,587 38 0.0027%
2013 1,469 48 0.0034%
2014 1,687 33 0.0023%
2015 1,410 57 0.0039%
2016 1,585 40 0.0028%
2017 1,386 58 0.0042%
2018 1,453 50 0.0036%
2019 1,718 29 0.0021%

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What names are variants of Cecil?

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Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Cecilio

Blind; sixth

Welsh

Cecilius

Blind; sixth

Welsh

Cecyl

Blind; sixth

Welsh

Celio

Heaven

Latin


What names sound like Cecil?

If you like how Cecil sounds, you might also like these names that sound like Cecil.

Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Sicilly
Sicily

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2 Comments

  1. We name our son after my husband. My husband does not like his, but to me it is a strong name. It has power behind the name and I know our son will be destined to do great things in life.

  2. Named after my grandpa


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